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Synonyms of nitrification

Noun


1. nitrification, chemical process, chemical change, chemical action

usage: the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound)

2. nitrification, oxidation, oxidization, oxidisation

usage: the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)

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